Child Abuse Prevention Month is a Time for North Carolina to Grow a Better Tomorrow

Child Abuse Prevention Month is a Time for North Carolina to Grow a Better Tomorrow

April 1, 2022 RALEIGH — Recognizing the importance of caring connections, supportive environments and positive experiences for all children and families, Governor Roy Cooper declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in North Carolina. “Our children are precious and deserve to be nurtured and protected. It’s important that we build a strong foundation for them so that they can learn, play and grow,” said Governor Roy Cooper in a video message. “We’re doing more to wrap services around the whole family. When we work together to support our children and families in every corner of our state, we can build...
Governor Cooper Proclaims April 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month

Governor Cooper Proclaims April 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month

While every season is a new opportunity to build sturdy foundations for children, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAP Month) and we ALL have a stake in preparing NC’s children to grow up to be healthy thriving members of our community. Every April, CAP Month recognizes the necessity of communities working together to build safe, stable, nurturing environments and relationships for North Carolina’s children. Our state’s future prosperity depends on it. Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) invites you to #BeAConnection so we ALL can grow better together! Learn how you can be a connection for NC children and families during Child Abuse Prevention...
PCANC Announces the Promotion of Christy Bradsher as Vice President for Finance and Administration and Kristie Demers as Director of Communications and Marketing

PCANC Announces the Promotion of Christy Bradsher as Vice President for Finance and Administration and Kristie Demers as Director of Communications and Marketing

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Christy Bradsher as the organization’s new Vice President for Finance and Administration and Kristie Demers as the Director of Communications and Marketing effective February 1, 2022. In her most recent role as Finance & Administration Director at PCANC, Bradsher managed the growth of the PCANC budget and staffing that has doubled in her five years at the organization; assured timely, accurate financial reporting; and has created a stronger human resources support system for the staff.  As PCANC continues to make prevention a priority and build capacity statewide,...
February is National Parent Leadership Month

February is National Parent Leadership Month

The National Circle of Parents announced that February is National Parent Leadership Month. During the month of February, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) celebrates the important roles parents play in North Carolina communities. Parent leaders represent the “parent voice” and are strong advocates for all families in their community. They provide input into family support program and community decisions and serve as role models and resources for other parents; thereby enhancing factors proven to prevent abuse and neglect. Empowering parents to take leadership roles in their communities not only strengthens the individual parent and his or her family, it...
Governor Proclaims February “Family Support Awareness Month”

Governor Proclaims February “Family Support Awareness Month”

Governor Cooper proclaimed February Family Support Awareness Month highlighting the critical work of home visitors and parenting educators across the state. Early childhood home visiting and parenting education (HVPE) programs strengthen the relationship between parents and children, increase parenting skills, and build confidence. These programs build a system of support for families and ensure children are ready to learn, improve child health and keep children safe. HVPE programs are delivered by well-trained professionals and are intended to support parents and caregivers and promote healthy development and strengthen family relationships. Providing access to home visiting and parenting education to all North...
Prevent Child Abuse NC 2021 Impact Report

Prevent Child Abuse NC 2021 Impact Report

Despite a pandemic, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) has continued in our work to build capacity to prevent child maltreatment and to make prevention a larger priority in NC. In this report, you will find more information about PCANC’s achievements in laying the foundation for our vision: a world where all children grow up in safe, stable, nurturing families and communities. [button link="https://www.preventchildabusenc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/pcanc_2021_ImpactReport-1.pdf" type="big" color="green" newwindow="yes"] View the Report[/button]  

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 All children deserve to grow up in safe and nurturing environments.

 TOGETHER, we CAN Prevent Child Abuse, NC!